A Hickory woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle collision near the 900 block of Ky. 849 in Graves County, according to Kentucky State Police.

State police reports indicate Elizabeth D. Shelby, 21, was driving east on Ky. 849 West around 2:50 p.m. when, after crossing the intersection of Meridian Road, her vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road.

The vehicle then struck a tree on the driver’s side and caught fire.

Shelby was pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police.

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